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3 of 5 bubbles Review of Hotel Central

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Hotel Central
Ranked #127 of 193 Hotels in Lyon
Derby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Good location”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013

Stayed 1 night in Hotel Central. Small basic room with no air conditioning, clean, good shower and comfortable bed. Easy walk round shopping center and into old town where all bars and restaurants are. Good value hotel but very hot at night in warm weather.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Perth, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2013

We stayed only one night on our way through. Comfortable bed, good size bathroom, service was great, friendly staff. Very close to station , Lyon Perrache.
Improvement, would be to offer a fan for the room, bit hot and stuffy due to warm weather outside, and too noisy to leave window open,

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2013

The room was decent and comfortable. Great value for money. However, the shower was horrendous as it shared the same floor as the toilet so everytime I had a shower, the whole tiny bathroom floor would be wet.

The location was on the side of the river that wasn't so nice, but I guess for the price we paid, it was still a great deal. It wasn't too far from the city centre and the receptionists were very helpful. All in all it was a reasonably good choice for a short stay.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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Vienna, Austria
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2013

This hotel was reeeaally nice. The rooms are small but designed very, very well. The breakfast (which I think we paid extra for, but it wasn't much extra) was also lovely, with lots of choices of food. Also, the brewery next door is a cool place to visit!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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Bergamo, Italy
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78 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

Hotel recently renewed, it's located very close to the Perrache station which was very useful for us since we got to Lyon by train. At the same time the city centre can be reached within a few minutes walk using the underpass in front of the hotel that leads to Place Carnot.
Our room was clean and tidy, everything was almost brand new and it perfectly matches with pictures provided. The only thing I hated about the room was the shower curtain (and the bathroom-fan as well, which it seemed like it wasn't working)!
Thumbs up for the free wi-fi! Breakfast was nice too: you can choose between the complete (8euros) or the express one for half the price (in this case you'll enjoy juice, coffee and two croissant).
Staff was very kind and helpful.
Overall it was a great experience and good value for money.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank sara m
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Patras, Greece
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24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2013

After spending a few days in Paris we arrived in Lyon and because of tight budget we booked the Hotel Central. It was a little bit difficult to find it at first. The hotel is situtated 1 minute away from the Perrache railway station, just 10 minutes away from the great avenues, antique and art shops and the major squares. The rooms were clean and modern. At least in our room the washing basin was in the room. We did not book for breakfast but we were minutes away from lovely cafes. The staff was friendly and provided as immediately upon arrival with maps and the points of interest. TIP: the hotel is right next to Georges Brasserie, a must visit!

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
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Perth, Australia
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60 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2013

We stayed here in Mid December 2012. The hotel was close to the station which is not the best area in Lyon but good if you're travelling by train. It was a short 5 min walk into town. The hotel itself was fantastic. The staff were super friendly and helpful. We needed a room for 4 as we were travelling with 2 teenagers. The room was very spacious and clean. We did not do breakfast, so can't comment. If you're travelling on a budget, you simply can't go wrong here. Would also recommend trying George's Bistro (almost next door) for a real old fashioned gastonomic experience. Get there early - It's big and yes it does get full.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Hotel Central

Property: Hotel Central
Address: 26 cours de Verdun Perrache, 69002, Lyon, France
Location: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon > Perrache - Charlemagne
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #127 of 193 Hotels in Lyon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 34

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